Degree Type:Bachelor of Science
Department:Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Modes of Study:Regular
Our B.Sc in Agribusiness equips our graduates to explore career opportunities invariety of fields in both the public and private sectors. Our graduates are well trained with an in-depth understanding of such a multidiscipline industry and as such, are well placed to add value to any agro based organisation. B.Sc Agribusiness degree holders can be employed as; Product support specialists Agricultural finance advisors. Project officers in local multinational organizations such as Food and Agricultural Organization Project officers in the banks Management Information System officers in Agricultural and non-agricultural related sectors. Graduates from the programme can establish their own successful commercial farm
A. SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate Applicants
- Candidates must have passes in the following core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies
- In addition to the above, candidates must have passes in three (3) elective subjects under options 1, 2, 3 or 4 below:
OPTION 1 Science students: Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, and Biology or General Agriculture.
OPTION 2 Business students: Economics, Accounting, Business Management and Costing or Elective Mathematics. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of Grade D (for SSSCE) or C6 (for WASSCE) in Integrated Science.
OPTION 3 Arts students: Economics, Elective Mathematics and Geography or French. Applicants with this combination must have a minimum of Grade D (for SSSCE) or C6 (for WASSCE) in Integrated Science.
OPTION 4 Agricultural students: General Agriculture or Biology, Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.
B. Diploma Certificate Applicants Diploma holders in any field of Agriculture from a recognized institution with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division will be considered for admission at Level 300. Candidates must pass a selection interview.
The goal of the B.Sc. Agribusiness programme is to produce graduates with desirable agri-business management knowledge and skills needed for establishing and managing profitable agri-businesses.
CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.
ILT 101: Information Literacy
The rationale of the course is to equip students with skills that will enable them access and retrieve information in the traditional, hybrid and digital libraries. Students will be able to use ICT efficiently and effectively when they have basic knowledge of computers. The course content include: Types of libraries, library resources and their uses, the role the library plays in the academic community, introduction to computers, the internet.
CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.